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Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jan 5, 2011 10:30 AM ET

by Jessica Griffin

I recently had the opportunity to present “Getting Started in Board Service” to a group of teenagers attending a youth philanthropy camp hosted by Grab the Torch* and held at Fountain Valley School in Colorado Springs, Colorado.


James W. Lawton, President and General Manager, Dun & Bradstreet (D&B)

summary from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jan 5, 2011 10:00 AM ET

TOPIC: Supplier Risk Mitigation through Relationship Management
Plenary Session 2 at Supply Chain Risk Management Forum
WHEN: Tuesday, March 29 2011 at 9:30 a.m
WHERE: Toronto
Priority Code: 3BL1

Featuring:
James W. Lawton,
President and General Manager, Dun & Bradstreet (D&B)

Economic uncertainty, spending constraints, and globalization add to the supply chain risk management challenges. There’s more pressure than ever to manage suppliers effectively, and one approach to this challenge is to build more collaborative supplier relationships.

Find out about the latest tools and best practice processes to manage risk throughout...


Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jan 5, 2011 9:45 AM ET

Video diary of UPS International President Dan Brutto's visit to school in Vietnam.

Watch the video here.....

 

About UPS
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at UPS.com and its corporate blog can be found at ...

Press Release from
Jan 5, 2011 8:33 AM ET

TheCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.


Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company

Blog from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jan 4, 2011 3:56 PM ET

"If we understood the power of our thoughts, we would guard them more closely.


Michael Prager, the author of “Fat Boy Thin Man,” blogs about food politics at michaelprager.com.

Blog from in Food & Farming
Jan 4, 2011 11:51 AM ET

The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.


Recognizing and Rewarding Students who Fight Hunger in America with $5,000 Scholarships

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jan 4, 2011 11:30 AM ET

The Sodexo Foundation, the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc., opened applications for its national STOP Hunger Scholarship program on January 1, 2011. Up to five students will be selected as national winners. Each will receive a $5,000 scholarship award and a matching $5,000 grant in their name for the hunger charity of their choice.


Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company

Blog from in Business & Trade
Jan 4, 2011 11:29 AM ET

Have you seen the Kia Soul hamster advertisements? How about that catchy phrase, "You can get with this" or  You can get with that."  Love it!  Why?  Because from a sustainability perspective, one can equate traditional business models as getting with THAT and sustainable business strategies as getting with THIS.


Best Buy leads sponsors of April 10-12 Boston College event in Minneapolis

Press Release from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jan 4, 2011 10:00 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Chestnut Hill, Mass. - January 4, 2011 - Turn a few pages on that new 2011 calendar and you’ll see the next International Corporate Citizenship Conference is three short months away. But the opportunity to attend at considerable savings will be gone in just two weeks.


Glen Hodgson, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, The Conference Board of Canada

summary from in Events, Conferences & Webinars
Jan 4, 2011 10:00 AM ET

TOPIC: The Canadian and Global Economic Context for Supply Chain Risk Management
Plenary Session 1 at Supply Chain Risk Management Forum
WHEN: Tuesday, March 29 2011 at 8:45 a.m
WHERE: Toronto
Priority Code: 3BL1

Featuring:
Glen Hodgson,
Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, The Conference Board of Canada

In its work on economic trends, organizational performance, and public policy, the Conference Board of Canada studies supply chain management issues and risks, from physical disruption to financial volatility.

Glen Hodgson, Chief Economist and founder of the International Trade and Investment Centre at the Conference Board,...


Press Release from
Jan 4, 2011 9:06 AM ET

 (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) January 4, 2011 - VOORHEES, N.J. - American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK), the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company, will celebrate its 125th anniversary in 2011 with a nationwide campaign to promote water efficiency and the importance of protecting water from source to tap. The campaign is part of American Water's ongoing commitment to consumer education and environmental stewardship.

 


Press Release from
Jan 4, 2011 8:46 AM ET

TheCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.


Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company

Blog from in Business & Trade
Jan 3, 2011 2:52 PM ET

When executives at Dell in 2006 realized that a good portion of the company’s success in operations efficiency, recycling, and Design for Environment were already in place to address customers' and other stakeholders' climate change concerns, this made it easy for CEO Michael Dell to make sustainability a key element of the company's strategy. What followed were a number of on-going sustainability philosophies that now make Dell, in most rankings, a business sustainability leader.


Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company

Blog from in Business & Trade
Jan 3, 2011 12:47 PM ET

Over the last few years the essence of business sustainability for most organizations has been to "cut to the bone and hope to survive".  As we move towards better economic times, our professional consulting is asking: Are the years immediately ahead to be different or simply another shade of the same color? 


Summaries from Top Management Journals

Blog from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jan 3, 2011 12:05 PM ET

The following is a list of the year’s best research findings related to CSR. Taken from top management journals such as the Academy of Management and the Journal of Marketing, these research insights help senior leaders kick-start their sustainability planning for 2011.


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